General Information
     
 
Frederick H. Willeboordse

About my family and myself
Curriculum Vitae

Current Appointments

Associate Professr, Dept. of Physics

Address

Block S12, Room 03-09
Faculty of Science
Deptartment of Physics
2 Science Drive 3
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117542

 

Contact Info

Tel +65 6516-4587

Fax +65 6777-6126
E-mail: phyfhw@nus.edu.sg

 

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  Research Interests
     
 

Chaos, Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems, Life as a Complex System
Fundamental aspects of Quantum Physics

The above are the fields that interest me the most at the moment since they are all related to fundamental questions in nature.
What are things and why are things the way they are. How far can we stretch our minds to understand the physical world we live in? For more details please see my research pages.

Specialty: Coupled Map Lattices
     
  Career History & Appointments
     
 

Career History

  • Master's, 1987, Major in Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, Holland  
  • Master's, 1989, Major in Physics, University of Amsterdam, Holland
  • Ph.D. Physics, 1993, University of Tsukuba, Japan under Prof. H. Takayama in close association with Prof. K. Kaneko
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences, University of Tokyo, 1993-94 in Prof. K. Kaneko's group
  • Managing Director & Owner of an IT company in Hong Kong (Apple Retailer, ISP, E-commerce developer), 1994-1999
  • Visiting Fellow, The National University of Singapore, 1999-2001
  • Senior Lecturer, The National University of Singapore, 2001-2007
  • Associate Professor, The National University of Singapore, 2008 ~

Appointments

  • Chairman, Y2K Committee, Faculty of Science, NUS, 1999 - 2000
  • Head Science Online, Faculty of Science, NUS, 1999 - 2001
  • Director NUS-EPGY, Faculty of Science, NUS, 1999-2001
  • Deputy Director, Centre for Information Technology and Applications (CITA), Faculty of Science, NUS, 2000 - 2001
  • Director, Centre for Information Technology and Applications (CITA), Faculty of Science, NUS, 2001-2002